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Troops from U.S.-led mission fight Taliban near Afghan city

Afghan special forces arrive for a battle with the Taliban in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan September 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Stringer

Afghan special forces arrive for a battle with the Taliban in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Afghan special forces arrive for a battle with the Taliban in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Taliban fighter talks with residents at the main square, a day after insurgents took control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Taliban fighter talks with residents at the main square, a day after insurgents took control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Taliban fighter talks with residents at the main square, a day after insurgents took control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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A Taliban fighter (2nd L) poses for a photo at the main square, a day after the insurgents took control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

A Taliban fighter (2nd L) poses for a photo at the main square, a day after the insurgents took control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

A Taliban fighter (2nd L) poses for a photo at the main square, a day after the insurgents took control of the strategic northern city of Kunduz September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Afghan special forces arrive for a battle with the Taliban in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan, September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Afghan special forces arrive for a battle with the Taliban in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan, September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Afghan special forces arrive for a battle with the Taliban in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan, September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Afghan security forces take their positions during a gun battle in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Afghan security forces take their positions during a gun battle in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Afghan security forces take their positions during a gun battle in Kunduz city, northern Afghanistan September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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Taliban fighters and residents are seen on top of a military vehicle in Kunduz, a day after the Taliban took control of the city September 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Stringer

Taliban fighters and residents are seen on top of a military vehicle in Kunduz, a day after the Taliban took control of the city September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Taliban fighters and residents are seen on top of a military vehicle in Kunduz, a day after the Taliban took control of the city September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer
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